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PowerPoint: Help or Hinder?. Developed by Kris Robinson 2006, revised 2010. “ Done wrong, PowerPoint is more potent than secobarbital (Brown 2001)”. Watch video Life after Death by PowerPoint with Don McMillan. PowerPoint: Basic Tips. “Joy of Six” Maximum of 6 points per slide

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Powerpoint help or hinder

PowerPoint: Help or Hinder?

Developed by Kris Robinson 2006, revised 2010


Done wrong powerpoint is more potent than secobarbital brown 2001

“Done wrong, PowerPoint is more potent than secobarbital (Brown 2001)”

  • Watch video

    • Life after Death by PowerPoint with Don McMillan


Powerpoint basic tips

PowerPoint: Basic Tips

  • “Joy of Six”

    • Maximum of 6 points per slide

    • Maximum of 6 words per point

  • Floor test

    • Printout readable from standing position (usually minimum font 36)


Powerpoint visual appeal

PowerPoint: Visual Appeal

  • Use contrasting, yet

    complementary colors

  • Use text sparingly

  • Minimize or avoid

    • Animated text and sound

    • Fancy transitions


Powerpoint interactive use

PowerPoint: Interactive Use

  • Stimulate discussion

    • Include abbreviated main points on blank slide

    • Leave out points on handout

    • Have learners identify what’s missing


Example one minute writing

Example: One minute writing


Powerpoint interactive use con t

PowerPoint: Interactive Use (con’t)

  • Number points

    • Students able to focus questions quickly

  • Provide handout

    • Limit 3 pages (3 slides/page)

    • Room for notes


Powerpoint interactive use con t1

PowerPoint: Interactive Use (con’t)

  • Watch video

    • Mini workshop


Take home messages

Take home messages

  • Use rule of 6s

  • Minimize distractions

  • When posting slides, include oral or written narrative


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